Some pintxos with a twist, in Poble Sec.
Gilda is said to have been the first true pintxo, invented in 1946, the same year that Gilda, the classic film noir starring Rita Hayworth, was released.
Pintxos are specific to the Basque Country. They are slices of bread with a mixture of ingredients fastened with a toothpick or small wooden skewer – pintxo, meaning spike, and which gave the food its name. Pintxos are usually eaten as an appetizer, accompanied by either a small glass of wine – txikito, or a quarter of a beerContinue reading “Pintxos | Stories from San Sebastian”